Another Ivo Van Hove production. I have seen an awful lot of his stuff. Some of it has been stunning (Roman Tragedies, A View From The Bridge, Scenes From A Marriage) and some of it has been just awful (Antigone, A Song From Far Away). Now this production starring Jude Law: a strange sort of adaptation of the screenplay of the Italian film Ossessione, which was based on the book The Postman Always Rings Twice which was made into two American films of the same title.
Huge stage. Huge. Actors were all obviously miked. Lot of music. A gym treadmill set in the floor. A car engine and a sink large enough to sit in.
If you have ever been an Assistant Stage Manager as I have been,